RPC IV.4, 16454 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 16454 (temporary)
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Person (rev.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus) ; Faustina I (Diva) ; Marcus Aurelius (Caesar) ; Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Year ΙΔ = 14
Dating AD 150/1
Obverse inscription Μ ΑVΡΗ]ΛΙϹ ΚΑΙ[ϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription L Ι[Δ(?)]
Reverse design emperor (Antoninus Pius), laureate, wearing toga, standing, r., holding mappa(?), clasping hands with Faustina I (?), standing, l., holding long sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Reference DS 9040
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Reprises a type from the drachms of year 5: https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/22759; https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/22758. The reading of the Δ of the date is unclear but the obverse die-link with year 14 makes L ΙΔ likely.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ DS 9040 = Heidelberger Munzhandlung - Auktion 20 (1997), 381 (Figari - Mosconi 821)